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Golden Knights pick up eight solid prospects at 2018 NHL Draft

August 10th, 2018

The Vegas Golden Knights made eight selections during the June 22-23 NHL Draft in Dallas, all on the second day after trading their first-round selection at the trade deadline to the Detroit Red Wings for forward Tomas Tatar. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE With their first pick, the Golden Knights took Russian forward Ivan Morozov in…

OneHockey adult tourney set to invade Las Vegas in July

May 10th, 2018

Now widely recognized throughout the industry as the best organizer of youth hockey tournaments across the globe, where better than the one and only Las Vegas for OneHockey to host its first-ever adult event this summer? As many as 30 men’s teams will bask in the OneHockey Experience in town for an extraordinary weekend, on…

Golden Knights continue record-breaking NHL expansion season

April 15th, 2018

The Vegas Golden Knights shocked the hockey world by setting a seemingly unending list of records in 2017-18 for a National Hockey League expansion team. The Golden Knights, built with NHL retreads, promising young prospects obtained though the NHL Expansion draft and cunning trades by general manager George McPhee, finished with a remarkable 51-24-7 regular…

Discussions stall, but Reno still hopeful for ECHL hockey team

April 10th, 2018

Back in Dec. 2016, the Reno City Council voted to approve pro hockey in town, to play at the Reno Events Center, starting in the fall of 2018. City council approved a 10-year agreement with the Reno Puck Club in 2016, but that has since fallen apart. While adding pro hockey in Northern Nevada isn’t…

Jr. Golden Knights boosting youth hockey in Las Vegas with NHL team’s support

February 8th, 2018

When the NHL announced an expansion team for Las Vegas, a game plan was quickly put into place to form a partnership that would engage the local youth hockey community. Consider that done, and growing. The Vegas Golden Knights have been the talk of the NHL this season, while the Vegas Jr. Golden Knights continue…

Golden Knights’ Fleury, Neal tabbed 2018 NHL All-Stars

January 12th, 2018

The National Hockey League announced Jan. 10 that Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and forward James Neal have been selected for the 2018 NHL All-Star Game that will be held Jan. 28 at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. READ OUR DECEMBER 2017 ISSUE In 12 games this season, Fleury has posted a record of…

UNLV on track for strong run in second half of first ACHA D-I season

December 27th, 2017

For UNLV, making the move this season to the ACHA Division I ranks has meant increased competition and increased preparation. The Rebels have not missed a beat in adjusting nicely to new opponents and new road rinks. READ OUR DECEMBER 2017 ISSUE “I like that we’re progressing up,” said UNLV head coach Anthony Vignieri-Greener. “We’re…

California, Nevada communities rocked by Las Vegas shooting

November 13th, 2017

The mass shooting that took the lives of 59 people on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas had an impact on hockey communities in California and Nevada. Unfortunately, Los Angeles Kings fan service associate Christiana Duarte was one of the victims that night, while UNLV assistant coach Nick Robone was shot, but is expected to make…

City National Arena a major boon to Las Vegas community

November 7th, 2017

When Robbert McDonald says that it’s an exciting time for Nevada hockey right now, that could actually be taken as an understatement. McDonald, the director of hockey operations and assistant manager of the brand-new City National Arena in the Summerlin part of Las Vegas, said the local community seems very excited about the new rink…

New City National Arena will be ‘for all Las Vegans to enjoy’

October 13th, 2017

The Vegas Golden Knights’ practice facility finally has a name – City National Arena. READ OUR LATEST ISSUE The rink, which is situated in the Summerlin community west of the Strip, is a win-win for all involved. The terms of the arrangement between Golden Knights and City National Bank include center ice logos on both…